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- This is about more than just R-rated movies. The real question is: “To what degree should Christians expose themselves to secular culture?”
- Generally, there are two arguments. One says to expose yourself to as much as possible so you can remain relevant and educated in the hopes of gaining influence with non-believers. The other says to should refrain from anything that would cause you to stumble or that doesn’t pull you toward Christ.
- For the Christian, engaging in secular media is a matter of discernment. Let the Holy Spirit guide you in your choices.
- Watch media through the lens of Christ. Look for the themes of the Bible in secular stories to see how you can apply certain truths to your life and learn from them.
Philippians 4:8 And now, dear brothers and sisters, one final thing. Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise.